[SciPy-dev] [matplotlib-devel] new scipy and numerix
dd55 at cornell.edu
Fri Oct 28 19:55:48 CDT 2005
On Friday 28 October 2005 2:49 pm, Travis Oliphant wrote:
> Darren Dale wrote:
> >I was wondering, has anyone looked into extending numerix to handle the
> > new scipy? All scipy tests now pass on my 32bit system, but there is some
> > incompatibility between new scipy and mpl. For example:
> >from pylab import *
> >from scipy import *
> Which version of Numeric do you have? Currently you need Numeric 24.0
> to use matplotlib with scipy. Numeric 24.0 uses the array interface
> to convert scipy arrays. If you do have the latest version. What
> problems are you seeing?
Sorry, I didn't realize installing Numeric 24 would improve things. I just
upgraded and the problem is gone.
> I think the array interface is a better way to go then the numerix
> approach. John Hunter has indicated that he will eventually move to
> requiring newcore for matplotlib. I would rather push that direction,
> then have a messy 3-way numerix maintenance.
Sounds good to me.
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